Scandinavia To San Diego 09-27-11
Ghoroub - Natacha Atlas - Mounqaliba - Rising: The Remixes - She has since released seven solo albums and been a part of numerous collaborations. New CD features remixes from the previous.
Souter Creek - Flook - Haven -"It might be forever or a prolonged pause, who knows." - part of Flook's Dec 2008 website entry, stating the band was taking a break.
Stars In The Morning Sky - Hapa - Namahana - Contemporary Hawaiian sounds.
Go Away - Katy B - On A Mission - Kathleen "Katie" Brien, better known as Katy B, is a British singer-songwriter and, like Adele, a graduate of the BRIT School.
Kilkelly Ireland - Phyllis Morrissey - Woman of the Island - A true story, culled from family letters by Peter Jones, sung flawlessly by Newfoundland songstress.
Mr Mario - Assaf Kehati Quartet - Flowers and Other Stories - New jazz guitar CD has some really cool sounds.
Grandfather - Kilkenny Krew - self titled - C'mon, guys, lets have a new CD with more good songs.
Eighty Eight Days In My Veins - E.S.T. - Swedish jazz trio, which sees itself as a pop band that plays jazz.
Talagh - Googoosh - self titled - Banned after the Iranian revolution of 1979, her music can now be rediscovered. This is the first US release of some of the lost music of this beloved singer..
Vakker Natt - Hilde Hefte - Bossa Nova Around The World - "Quiet Night" is translation of title. A leading Norwegian jazz vocalist.
Speaking Curves - Gabrielle Roth & the Mirrors - Jhoom (The Intoxication of Surrender) - musician, author, music director, dancer, philosopher and recording artist in the world music and trance dance genres.
Canyon - Dalot - Minutestatic - Dalot is really electronica artist Maria Papadomanolaki, originally from Greece.
Malou - Friska Viljor - The Beginning of the Beginning of The End - Two guys from Stockholm playing Swedish power pop - sound like rock and roll to me.
Swell Window - Zee Avi - Ghostbird - New release from Mayalsian native, every song a winner.
My Island Paradise - Andy Cummings - self titled - Request from Mike for Hawiian music, here you are. With the Hawaiian Serenaders backing up.
Black Is The Color - Natacha Atlas - Ana Hina - A traditional tune, and an encore for Natacha today.
My Father's Ghost - Ron Hynes - Stealing Genius - I've said it before, Ron's story songs are tops.
Beachy Head - Veronica Falls - self titled - UK surf rock - Beachy Head is an English cliffside that is an infamous suicide locale.
The Band Played Waltzing Matilda - Steam Jenny - Dumbarton's Drums - Bogle tune from Scottish celtic group.
Today's "Little Slice of Americana":
Crimson & Crystal - Julia Ecklar - Divine intervention - New album now just awaiting Julia's liner notes. Hopefully, it will be available very soon.